Wholesale Specialty Dessert Retailer

United States
Consumer, Food & Retail
Client Code: BN000030318
Revenue (YTD): $2,850,288
EBITDA (YTD): $372,054

This offering is three entities registered in two states, operating collectively as well as independently, providing egg-free, gourmet, edible dessert products wholesale to large and small retailers nationwide. The business also serves its products at a retail café store location. 

Key Aspects
  • FYE 2019 revenue of $6.9 million
  • Offers one of the few convenient, ready-to-eat/on-the-go cookie dough products available
  • Pioneers in the edible cookie dough market
  • Retail café store scalable through franchising
  • Highly experienced and dedicated employees
  • Excellent relationships with major retailers nationwide
  • Current licensing relationship with Oreo® brand
  • Vegan and gluten-free options
  • Showcased on multiple television programs
  • Products offered in thousands of retail locations nationwide
Opportunities
  • Further penetrate the food service industry by offering bulk cookie dough tubs to additional food establishments such as chain restaurants and ice cream and froyo shops
  • Expand brand awareness to reach additional major retailer customers
  • Further invest in marketing and advertising online for additional e-commerce sales
  • Establish the franchising of the business’ retail café store
  • Invest in a management and sales team with connections in the food service industry
  • Negotiate manufacturing and packaging costs with current product processor or bring manufacturing in-house
  • Expand the product line to include additional flavors
  • Negotiate lower costs for LTL and TL transport for dry and refrigerated goods
Current Markets
  • The business’ products are offered on a nationwide basis at supermarkets, convenience stores, club stores, and gas stations. Key retail customers include Walmart and Sam’s Club. The business also sells products at a retail café store.
Real Estate
  • The business leases an 850 square-foot retail space from an unrelated third party. Due to 90% of the staff working remotely, no office space is needed.